Project Development Objective Communication Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Project Development Objective Communication Specialist Jobs in Uganda


  • To manage project communications by technically supporting the PCU in ensuring timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and ultimate disposition of project information.

  • The CS shall ensure timely and regular information dissemination and sharing of information to stakeholders on Project implementation issues and ensure effective stakeholder participation and support.

    Key Result Areas:

  • Developing and implementation of the CEDP Communication Strategy;

  • Assessing information needs of key Stakeholders as well as public relations

  • Monitoring and evaluation of Communication Strategy

  • Promotion of positive culture and image of the project

  • Coordinate preparation of information to update the CEDP Website

  • Development of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials and multimedia productions for Social Media

  • Development of a communication Procurement Plan, Work Plan and Budget

  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Refine/develop and supervise the implementation of the CEDP Communication Strategy in line with the Project Development Objective;

  • Assess information needs of the stakeholders and prepare targeted messages on Project issues

  • Coordinate the development and production of IEC materials in liaison with the various project staff and stakeholders to ensure quality and timely dissemination.

  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the communication strategy Liaise with print/electronic media on promotion of the Project activities.

  • Work with traditional media groups to disseminate Project messages.

  • Promote a positive culture and image of the Project and market the Project for greater visibility and access of the target population

  • Review the information on the Project website and provide content development support and ensure website promotion on a regular basis

  • Organize media events such as press conferences, talk-shows, interviews of key Project staff and stakeholders on public and private media.

  • Supervise the development of printed, multimedia and/or web-based publications
    (case studies, research reports, project updates, newsletters etc.) and provide
    quality control in line with the Project corporate identity standards

  • Generate specific
    outputs (deliverables) as determined from time to time in the respective projected work plans for each quarter.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time.

    Qualifications, Experience, other skills and competencies:

    Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants should possess a honors’ degree from a reputable institution in any of the following areas: Mass Communication, Journalism, Development Communication, and Media Studies.

  • Post-graduate qualification in: Mass Communication, Journalism, Development Communication, Strategic communication, Media Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration and Project Management will be an added advantage.


  • At least eight (8) years of professional experience in communication at a senior position in a project, public or private organizations, international agencies or other credible/ reputable institutions.

  • Experience in communication and media relations, media campaigns and promotional material development

  • Experience in using a wide range of communication tools in print, broad casting, electronic and traditional media as well as public relations

  • Experience in working with grass roots communities, private sector based marketing and promotions, non-governmental organizations, multilateral and bilateral development agencies and government.

    Other Required Skills and Competences:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Should be able to work with minimum supervision and deliver under pressure

  • Strong ethics, hands on approach

  • Attention to detail and excellent follow through

  • Self-motivated, Problem solving skills and versatility

  • Proven integrity and honesty in handling public resources

    How to Apply

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